General Information

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Career area:
Hardware Engineering
United States of America
Monday, January 24, 2022
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Additional Locations: 
* Chicago - Illinois - United States of America

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. And we go big. No, not big—huge. 

We’re a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

Motorola Mobility, a Lenovo Company is one of the world’s fastest growing smartphone providers, creating groundbreaking, affordable, high-quality products designed and built with the global customer in mind. And it’s our people who make this all happen. We are thinkers, risk-takers and problem solvers, working together to constantly challenge the status quo. If you share our commitment to ingenuity, creativity and innovation, we want you to help us define our world of tomorrow. Explore the opportunities and apply today

Motorola 312 Labs System Architect and Engineering Technologist

High Level Job Description

  • From applied research to advanced product engineering, Motorola 312 Labs has the capabilities and expertise to build the next generation of mobile form factors and devices.  As a system architect you will provide insights that will influence next generation product designs and architecture definitions.  You will be responsible for evaluating the industry landscape and creating unique systems from new emerging technologies.

Background / Experience Requirements

  • Prior product development experience is preferred.  Candidates should have some background with the practical aspects of product development and launch.

  • Experience with or technical knowledge of a range of baseband, embedded systems, processor architectures, and radio access technologies (x86, ARM/RISC, LTE, 5G etc…).

  • Knowledge of various communication protocols (especially USB C, SPI, I2C, UART, MIPI, DSI, PCIe...)

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate closely with other key disciplines such as software and hardware architects, mechanical and industrial design, etc...

  • Initiate and scope out advanced technology projects with multiple stakeholders.

  • Possess keen awareness and ability to stay abreast of upcoming technical trends and internal roadmaps to drive new technology into the product portfolio.

  • Expand Lenovo’s Intellectual Property by taking your innovative ideas and designs through the patent process as needed.

Key Work Partners

  • You will work with multiple functions within Lenovo including Product Management, Hardware and Software Engineering, Supply Chain, Consumer Research, Industrial Design, and Business Teams.

  • Externally, you will engage chipset vendors, industry technologists, research institutions and universities with the intent of identifying and developing technology for use in mobile products.


  • Cross-functional collaboration with the ability to lead technical discussions and innovation sessions.

  • Creative Problem Solving and Developing Innovative Solutions

  • Excellent communication and persuasion skills

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Chicago - Illinois - United States of America